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  1. Elite fish is great, it's worth the trip! I'll most likely have to grab some more salt then haha, last night when i was seeing if the slime stuff would come off, I did have a look at the yellow comets gills a bit closer and the folded part is attached to the rim on the gill but it's curled out which he doesn't usually have, I'll be keeping an eye on him for the next week or so, it may just curl due to the bathtub being very cold or a lot of new water, i don't quite know, ill see what my co-workers think but hopefully it will flatten out back to normal soon enough.
  2. I also forgot to add that I use rainwater only to fill up my bathtub, I also have one lilypad plant, a hair grass, and something similar to an iris? It has similar flowers and the leaves are quite flat and pointy
  3. I've also tried ever so gently rubbing off the kind of thicker of slime with my fingers and they seem to come off quite easy, I know I probably shouldn't be touching my goldfish because it can stuff up their slime coat but I also have a feeling it might not be ich because it's not lots of little tuffs of white, it's just like a very thick slime coat.
  4. Test Results for the Following: Ammonia Level(Tank) - 0 pmm Nitrite Level(Tank) - 0 pmm Nitrate level(Tank) - 0 ppm Ammonia Level(Tap) - 0.3 ppm Nitrite Level(Tap) - 0.10 ppm Nitrate level(Tap) - 4.0ish ppm Ph Level, Tank (If possible, KH, GH and chloramines) - 7 Ph Level, Tap (If possible, KH, GH and chloramines) - 7.4 Other Required Info: Brand of test-kit used and whether strips or drops? - API test kit (Includes pH + high range, ammonia, nitrite and nitrate) drop kit Water temperature? - 10 degrees Celsius Tank size (how many gals.) and how long has it been running? - 200ish Liters - running for over a year What is the name and "size of the filter"(s)? - I don't really have a filter but i am looking into one, right now a do 50/60% water changes at least once a week and a small solar powered 'filter' (More like a fountain) How often do you change the water and how much? - At least once or twice a week, 50/60% of it is changed How many days ago was the last water change and how much did you change? - Yesterday afternoon How many fish in the tank and their size? - 7, two 11cm(ish) comets, three 4cm(ish) comets, one 3cm calico and one 9cm(ish) calico fantail What kind of water additives or conditioners? - None What do you feed your fish and how often? - API goldfish flakes and barra pellets (I get my barra pellets from my work "Elite fish") I feed them once a day Any new fish added to the tank? - The last fish added were a few months ago now Any medications added to the tank? - A handful of aqurium salt and API stress coat List entire medication/treatment history for fish and tank.Please include salt, Prazi, PP, etc and the approximate time and duration of treatment. - There has been no prior medical history with these goldfish, only the salt and stress coat today Any unusual findings on the fish such as "grains of salt," bloody streaks, frayed fins or fungus? - Either ich or slime coat has thickened up a lot Any unusual behavior like staying at the bottom, not eating, etc.? - Nope, all are acting normal
  5. I’ve currently got a metal bathtub outside and I was looking to how my goldfish were today, I’ve noticed that most of them have this stuff on their bodies? It looks like their slime coats are getting super thick or something similar. I did a large water change yesterday afternoon to clear out a lot of the debris and whatnot and the temperature is roughly 10 degrees celsius (I know it’s quite cold for them but there isn’t much I can do right now) it may be ich, I don’t quite know. The water parameters are fine, im currently looking at getting a large sponge filter + filtration system for my tub as well, as of now I have a small solar powered pond fountain which isn't on much due to it being winter. I've owned the large yellow comet for just under a year now and the large orange comet and small calico were added about two months ago along with a large calico fantail and a few other small comets, no one has died and they've all been healthy up until now. The yellow comet looks like on one of his gills, that the inside (Or a layer from somewhere) has folded out along the edge as well which worries me a bit.
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